Coverdale(i) 3 Blessed are the poore in sprete: for theirs is the kyngdome of heue. 4 Blessed are they that mourne: for they shalbe coforted. 5 Blessed are the meke: for they shall inheret the erth. 6 Blessed are they which honger & thyrst for rightewesnes: for they shalbe filled. 7 Blessed are the mercifull: for they shall obteyne mercy. 8 Blessed are the pure in herte: for they shall se God. 9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shalbe called the chyldren of God. 10 Blessed are they which suffre persecucion for rightwesnes sake: for theirs is the kyngdome of heuen. 11 Blessed are ye when men reuyle you, and persecute you, and falsly say all manner of yuell saynges against you for my sake. 12 Reioyce and be glad, for greate is youre rewarde in heue.For so persecuted they the Prophetes which were before youre dayes.